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Risk Manager / Legal

Bath / Oxford / Swindon
Up to £60,000 + benefits
Closing date
22 May 2024

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Employer Sector
Legal, Professional Services
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
Risk Management, Risk, Risk Advisory

Job Details

Your new company
Are you ready to take your career to the next level by joining an esteemed legal firm? I am currently seeking an experienced and proactive Risk Manager to oversee and enhance the firm's Risk and Compliance arrangements. This pivotal role is at the heart of our operations, ensuring that the firm not only meets but exceeds the standards of regulatory compliance and risk management.

This is an exceptional opportunity for a Risk Manager who is passionate about driving a culture of compliance and excellence within a leading legal firm.

Your new role

  • Strategic Risk Management: Lead the development and implementation of comprehensive risk management policies and procedures across the firm, ensuring a robust framework that effectively identifies, evaluates, and mitigates risks.
  • Compliance Advisory: Serve as the go-to expert for compliance and regulatory matters, providing timely and authoritative advice to partners and staff. Ensure that all practices within the firm align with legal and regulatory requirements.
  • Policy Development and Implementation: Design and revise policies and procedures to prevent risk and ensure compliance with current laws and regulations. Monitor the effectiveness of these policies and make adjustments as necessary.
  • Training and Support: Develop and deliver training programs on risk management and compliance to all levels of staff within the firm. Foster a culture of compliance and risk awareness throughout the organisation.
  • Incident Management and Reporting: Lead the response to compliance issues or breaches, including investigation, reporting, and developing strategies to prevent future occurrences.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Proven experience in risk management or compliance, preferably within a legal or professional service environment.
  • Strong understanding of the legal industry's regulatory environment.
  • Excellent analytical, organisational, and decision-making skills.
  • The ability to communicate complex issues clearly and persuasively to various audiences.
  • A proactive approach to problem-solving and the ability to manage multiple priorities.

What you'll get in return

  • Salary up to £60,000
  • 25-day holiday
  • Flexible working
  • Employee assistance program
  • Pension scheme
  • + More!

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.

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